The Beach House
Number one bestseller Jane Green - author of Straight Talking and Mr Maybe - tells a heart-warming story of life, family and relationships in her captivating novel The Beach House.Nan, a widow whose family has flown the nest, is an independent, free-spirited woman who couldn't care less what people think about her living alone in her beloved beach house. But when she discovers that money is running out and she might lose her home, she knows it's time for a drastic change. Nan decides to rent out rooms for the summer and people start moving into the house, filling it with noise, laughter and tears. Among them is Daniel, a recently divorced father, who's struggling to find out who he really is, and Daff, the single mother of a truculent teenager who blames her mother unreservedly for her parents' divorce. As the house comes to life again, Nan finds her family growing. Her son comes home for the summer and an unexpected visitor turns up, turning all their lives upside down . . .Compelling, absorbing and poignant, The Beach House is a story of friendship, love and those moments that can change your life.
- Paperback | 432 pages
- 124 x 190 x 34mm | 299.37g
- 17 Jun 2011
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
A corker of a story, sharply and elegantly told * Heat * A delicious treat confirming that Green is still queen of chick lit * In Style * Fizzing with fast-and-furious dialogue, this is vintage Green * Eve *
About Jane Green
Jane Green is the Number One bestselling author of nineteen novels including: Straight Talking, Jemima J, Mr Maybe, Bookends, Babyville, Spellbound, The Other Woman, Life Swap, Second Chance, The Beach House, Girl Friday, The Love Verb, The Patchwork Marriage, The Accidental Husband and Tempting Fate. Jane and her husband live in Connecticut with their blended family of six children.
A corker of a story, sharply and elegantly told Heat